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John Sparks

John Sparks
b. about 1814, Estill County, Kentucky, to George and Fanny (Stivers) Sparks
d. 1870’s

m. 14 November 1837, Johnson County, Indiana
Delila Ann Demar
b. about 1819
d. about 1855, Putnam County, Missouri

Children with Delila Ann Demar:

  • Nancy Jane
  • Talton Emery
  • Daniel
  • James
  • Martha Ann
  • Fanny
  • George

John immigrated to Indiana in 1826 from Kentucky and resided in Brown and Johnson counties in Indiana. He left Indiana in 1846 for Putnam County, Missouri. John Sparks is said to have died along the Oregon Trail.

Submitted by:
Michael R. Darnel
Granger IN

Garrison Grove

Garrison Grove
b. August 1823, Jackson, Brown County, Indiana to George Grove and Lovina Barnes
d. 9 December 1901, Jasper County, Illinois

m. 11 November 1843, Brown County, Indiana
Sally Ann Stivers
b. 1825, Kentucky
d. 4 June 1874, Jasper County, Illinois

Children with Sally Ann Stivers:

  • Lavina married [–?–] Boldrey
  • John H.
  • Margaret married [–?–] Tate
  • Malinda married [–?–] Lipscomb
  • Elizabeth married [–?–] Lancaster
  • Melissa married [–?–] Tate
  • Nancy married [–?–] Tate
  • Sarah married [–?–] Reed
  • Matthew
  • Mary

He emigrated from Brown County, Indiana, to Smallwood, Jasper County, Illinois, in 1848.

Submitted by:
Randall M. Grove
Dix IL

George Grove

George Grove
b. 1798, Pennsylvania
d. 1850–1854, Jasper County, Illinois

Lovina/Lorrina Barnes (?)
b. 1798, North Carolina
d. September 1870, Jasper County, Illinois

Children with Lovina/Lorrina Barnes:

  • Anna married [–?–] Richards
  • Micheal (b. 1822)
  • Garrison (1823–1901) married Sally Ann Stivers
  • Rebecca married [–?–] Richards
  • Silas
  • George W. (b. 1832)
  • Daniel (b. 1835)
  • Jesse (b. 1835)

George resided in Jackson, Brown County, Indiana. He emigrated in 1848 to Jasper County, Illinois. The town of Georgetown, now called Bean Blossom, in Brown County, Indiana, was named for George Grove.

Submitted by:
Randall M. Grove
Dix IL